Morton Kranitz

Morton Kiel Kranitz, 94, died Dec. 11, 2020.

He was born in St. Joseph, Missouri, and served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a successful shoe salesman before entering the automotive business. He was the longtime proprietor of Kranitz Automotive Group (later Mort’s Auto Brokerage) in Tucson. Mort was honored in 2016 with a lifetime achievement award from the American Cancer Society for almost 40 years of volunteer service. He was a member of Congregation Anshei Israel and helped to found Tucson Hebrew Academy.

Services were held graveside at Evergreen Cemetery and virtually via Viewneral.